The experimentalist phenomenon of 'noise' as constituting 'art' in much twentieth-century music (paradoxically) reached its zenith in Cageas (asilenta piece) 4a33a. But much post-1970s musical endeavour with an experimentalist telos, collectively known as 'sound art', has displayed a postmodern need to aloada modernismas adegree zeroa. After contextualizing experimentalism from its inception in the early twentieth century, Dr Linda Kouvarasas Loading the Silence: Australian Sound Art in the Post-Digital Age explores the ways in which selected sound art works demonstrate creatively how sound is embedded within local, national, gendered and historical environments. Taking Australian music as its primary - but not sole - focus, the book not only covers discussions of technological advancement, but also engages with aesthetic standpoints, through numerous interviews, theoretical developments, analysis and cultural milieux for a contemporary Australian, and wider postmodern, context. Developing new methodologies for synergies between musicology and cultural studies, the book uncovers a new post-postmodern aesthetic trajectory, which Kouvaras locates as developing over the past two decades - the altermodern. Australian sound art is here put firmly on the map of international debates about contemporary music, providing a standard reference and valuable resource for practitioners in the artform, music critics, scholars and educators.Previously, intheir temporary installations they wereable to work creatively around the limitations of the CD/MiniDisc technologies used to deliver installationsound. Overtime ... Melbourne, Australia, November 17aDecember 2, 2000a#39;, Computer Music Journal, 25/3, Autumn (2001): 82a5. ... a=vaamp;q=cache: y2e1cLyTSWEJ:www.astramusic.org.au/programnotes/2006 4.pdf+schieve+ astraaamp;hl=enaamp;gl=auanbsp;...
|Title||:||Loading the Silence: Australian Sound Art in the Post-Digital Age|
|Author||:||Dr Linda Ioanna Kouvaras|
|Publisher||:||Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2013-04-28|